Kara Tointon Biography

Kara Tointon (Kara Louise Tointon) was born on 5th August 1983 in Basildon, United Kingdom. She is an English actress, best known for playing Dawn Swann in BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Kara Tointon Age

  • She was born on 5th August 1983 ( 34 years as at 2017)


  • 2016: Let’s Be Evil
  • 2013: Lat Passenger
  • 2012: The Sweeney
  • 2004: The Foottball Factory.

Tv Shows

  • 2017: The Halcyon
  • 2013 – 2016: Mr Selfridge
  • Since 1985: EastEnders
  • Since 2004: Strictly Come Dancing.

Kara Tointon Bum

KARA Tointon bared her bum in a sexy scene for new ITV period drama The Halcyon.The Halcyon tells the story of a glamorous London hotel in the early, uncertain days of the Second World War.

And in one sexy scene during the opening episode, Kara’s character, Alex Jennings, stripped naked as she takes a bath in her boss’s luxurious room.

Strictly Come Dancing

In September 2010, it was announced that Tointon would be appearing as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing Series 8, partnered with Artem Chigvintsev. Tointon made it to the final along with Matt Baker and Pamela Stephenson, where she made it to the final two, then went on to win and be crowned champion beating Matt Baker and his partner Aliona Vilani.

Kara Tointon Sister

  • She has a sister Hannah Tointon (born in 1987) who is also an actress.

Kara Tointon Partner

She dated James Alexandrou her EastEnders co star from 2006 to 2007. From 2008 to 2010 she was a partner to Joe Swash. From 2010 to 2014 she was a partner to Artem Chigvintsev and they both appeared on Strictly come dancing.


Kara Tointon
Kara Tointon